Cancelled - Using Standards to Guide Instruction and Assessment

PRESENTER: Kate Schaffer - KMLHS

Description: Considering the basic format of Wiggins and McTighe's Understanding by Design, this sectional will explore how to use standards to drive specific instructional and assessment choices.  We will examine an examples of lessons and assessments within the context of an UBD unit.  Then we will break into groups to create mini-lessons that help students work toward proficiency on a specific standard.
Bio: Kate Schaffer (MFA SAIC, BS MLC) is a recovering perfectionist and working artist who teaches visual art and English courses at KML, serves on the Curriculum and Instruction Committee, and is a Guidance Team Leader. Her curricular interests center on creating new possibilities for and with students.  She has presented at various venues such as Northwestern University, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Mount Mary University, as well as several state and local teachers conferences. She enjoys coffee and chocolate chip cookies.